As Dak and Infernion stormed ahead, Mai paused and waited for Ewin to approach, stopping and pulling him aside as soon as he does.

"What you said, right before you opened the last gateway, for what it's worth I believe you," she said in a low tone of voice, as sympathetic as she could manage at this point. "But, I think you know where it is we are and, maybe, why the devils are here. This is an ancient temple to the King of Hell, perhaps the most ancient in the Realms, is it not? Was it not in a place such as this that the followers of the Nine attempted to summon their lord and master into our world?"